A Star, Minus Haircut and Brush-up, is Born

by Reg Green

For years PaulĀ Scofield as King Lear has had claims to giving the greatest Shakespearean performance in living memory. But a month after he discarded all toiletries because a broken hip upended his life, the smart set is whispering that we may have a contender: NER columnist Reg Green as Scofield (photo by Martin Green.)

Paul Scofield as Lear